Hillenbrand Announces Planned Resignation of Cynthia Lucchese, Senior Vice President and CFO

  Hillenbrand Announces Planned Resignation of Cynthia Lucchese, Senior Vice
                              President and CFO

PR Newswire

BATESVILLE, Ind., Dec. 17, 2013

BATESVILLE, Ind., Dec. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hillenbrand, Inc. (NYSE: HI)
today announced that Cynthia Lucchese, Senior Vice President and Chief
Financial Officer, will be leaving the company effective March 31, 2014 in
order to pursue other professional opportunities. A comprehensive search for
her replacement will begin immediately.

Lucchese joined the Hillenbrand executive team in 2008 to help build the new
public company and execute the growth strategy. "Cindy has been a key member
of our team as we have moved from a $650 million casket company serving North
America to a $1.6 billion global diversified industrial company doing business
in over 40 countries around the world," said Joe Raver, Hillenbrand's
President and CEO. "I want to thank her for her leadership and many
contributions to Hillenbrand over these past five years."

Commented Lucchese, "I am proud of what we have accomplished and the
remarkable transformation we have made. Hillenbrand has an incredibly bright
future and I wish the team continued success."

About Hillenbrand, Inc.
Hillenbrand (www.Hillenbrand.com) is a global diversified industrial company
that makes and sells premium business-to-business products and services for a
wide variety of industries. We pursue profitable growth and meaningful
dividends for our shareholders by leveraging our leading brands, robust cash
generation capabilities and strong core competencies. HI-INC-F

SOURCE Hillenbrand, Inc.

Website: http://www.Hillenbrand.com
Contact: Chris Gordon, Director, Investor Relations, Phone: 812-931-5001,
E-mail: chris.gordon@hillenbrand.com; Chris Lowery, Director, Public Policy &
Engagement, Phone: 812-934-1850, Email: chris.lowery@hillenbrand.com
 
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